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Resident Energy Conservation Program: Saving energy this summer

Posted April 26, 2012 by Cpl. Shelby Shields

It’s no secret; changes are coming for those families who live in on-base housing. Marine Corps wide, instillations are implementing the Resident Energy Conservation Program, an initiative put in place April 1 to give families living on base incentives to use less power. Marine Corps Air Station Yuma has already begun putting this new plan…

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Yuma’s Graduation Ceremonies Available World-wide

Posted May 24, 2012 by Yuma Union High School District

Yuma area high school graduation ceremonies will be web-casted “Live” on the evening of Friday, May 25th.  This will be a very special opportunity for deployed military family members and others unable to attend graduation to view the graduation ceremony in real time from anywhere in the world.  Graduation ceremonies will be archived at each…

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Oasis in the Desert: Waylon’s Water World

Posted July 12, 2012 by Capt. Staci Reidinger

On most weekends, I escape to sunny and cool San Diego. But, little did I know that Yuma had a hidden oasis being constructed less than five miles from the air station’s front…

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Kofa cadets share in Corps hospitality

Posted November 15, 2012 by Story and photos by Lance Cpl. Uriel Avendano

This year, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma had more than 140 new special guests in attendance at the air station’s annual uniform pageant and cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the Marine Corps’ 237th birthday, Nov. 7.

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Kids explore military life at MCAS’ 2012 Children’s Expo

Posted March 22, 2012 by Lance Cpl. Sean Dennison

MCAS Yuma opened up its flight line to special needs youth for them to get a taste of the annual Yuma Air Show during the Children’s Expo, March 16. Approximately 60 children from four local schools were all smiles as they got to interact with Marines and view aerial demonstrations and many of the air…

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Weekly financial tips: Identity theft

Posted April 19, 2012 by Ryki Carlson

While watching the news, reading the paper or even viewing the headlines online, it’s hard to get away from the recent increase in identity theft. With people stealing credit and debit card numbers, it’s clear that steps need to be taken to protect our identity. Here are a few ways to help prevent identity theft….

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Tomcats prep for 15th MEU with RUT exercise

Posted May 10, 2012 by Cpl. Aaron Diamant

Before any Marine Expeditionary Unit prepares to set sail on the high seas, various training requirements must be accomplished to ensure complete integration of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force. Part of the Realistic Urban Training requirements, which provides opportunities to...

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News to Use May 31, 2012

Posted May 31, 2012 by Staff

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Bon Appétit: Mess Hall 710 ensures station is satisfied

Posted August 9, 2012 by Story and photos by Cpl. Sean Dennison

“Chillin’, killin’, cookin’, grillin’” – Sgt. Richard Martin, Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 food service specialist Vats of boiling food release steam into the galley while a Marine yelps in pain because of spilled, scalding alfredo sauce. Cooks dodge…

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Changes to TRICARE Prime Service Areas

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Prime Service Areas are geographic areas where TRICARE Prime is offered. These PSAs were created to ensure the medical readiness of the active duty force by augmenting the capability of military hospitals and clinics. Effective Oct. 1, 2013, TRICARE Prime will no longer be available to beneficiaries living in certain areas of the United States…

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